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to a foot of the wind-driven heavy snow. still snowing in long island. along new york city, they had up to six to seven inches of snow as well as much of new jersey. and now locally on our radar, we had just a few areas of some flurries, a little bit of sleet activity, some sprinkles. that's pretty much ended, just getting a sprinkle here, northeastern maryland. south of salisbury getting a few flurries now, and temperatures are above freezing thankfully. but it is cold. upper 30s, wind gusting to around 15 miles an hour will increase during the afternoon, gusting 25 to 30 as we climb into the low 50s and we'll get some sunshine back during the afternoon. i'm back in ten minutes. first 4 traffic now with danella. good morning. >> good morning. still watching on the accident as you travel northbound fairfax county parkway approaching the dulles toll road. this is closer to sunrise valley drive. the northbound lanes are blocked by a three-vehicle crash in that area. still seeing delays grow as you travel northbound on fairfax county parkway. i would skip it, avoid it and take reston parkw
. now lying in piles of rubble that stretch for miles across the new york city borough of staten island. cleanup is underway. and with every new layer of debris that's removed, the tragic stories emerge of the residents whose lives have been turned upside down. cnn's brian todd is on the scene for us. brian, what are you seeing on staten island right now? >> reporter: well, wolf, at just about every house you go to in the section of staten island you hear horrific and pretty detailed stories of just how bad the storm was. here's the story of one man who took a few hits. if you can't imagine what it's like to suffer through a massive storm, listen to nick. >> the water was so high. it was up to this part of the door. i couldn't get into the door. i went around the side of the house. and i stood on a box that was floating. and i went through the window to get back in the house with my family. >> reporter: taking us through his house on staten island, the retired ups truck driver says he and his family scrambledto n upper floor away from water he was sure was going to keep rising. his wife
. almost a million people still without power this morning in the new york city area where overnight temperatures fell to the 30s. new york city mayor michael bloomberg is urging those without power to go to a shelter. city officials are handing out 25,000 blankets to those who refuse to leave their homes. >> i have no power. no generator but my house is intact. i won't have power for a week or so. >> most schools in new york city are scheduled to reopen tomorrow. a week after the storm hit. many students have trouble getting to school due to the shortage of gas and disruption to public transportation. janetny pal ton know -- janet napolitano is scheduled to visit new jersey. gas is rationing in that state. the storm is being blamed for 23 deaths in new jersey and 107 deaths nation-wide. >>> there are no signs this morning of a man who disappeared from a peninsula mental health facility. 67-year-old kenneth morrison was reported seen at second street. he is described as 5'7", 220 pounds with gray hair and a beard. >>> a richmond firefighter is recovering this morning after suffering
're following several big stories tonight. new york city's mayor gives into public pressure cancelling this weekend's marathon. >> plus a weather alert just days after sandy, the storm ravaged northeast is keeping a close eye on another potential storm. >> and gunfire in an upscale d.c. neighborhood. tonight the son of a local tv news anchor is facing charges. >>> but we begin tonight with change of heart from new york city's mayor. thanks for joining us tonight. i'm shawn yancy. >> i'm brian bolter. this evening it became official after outrage continuing to run the new york city marathon mayor bloomberg caved. fox 5's will thomas starts us off in the newoom. what led to this? >> all week organizers said the race would go on. it brings in nearly $350 million to new york alone, but the outcry was too loud. for instance, as many of you know, much of lower manhattan is still in the dark not to mention staten island where the race would have started. hese giant generators are in place for the race to power things like race clocks. the thing is that's enough juice to power up hundreds of h
washington, d.c. and new york city. these locations will start to see rain on wednesday and new england states will see rain from your wednesday afternoon because frigid air is blanketing parts of the eastern half of the u.s. and rain may change over to snow in areas like new york city, massachusetts, and southern quebec into your thursday. out towards the west then we have another low pressure system which is weakening over the western great lakes region and that is producing rain and snow and the system will weaken and move towards the southeast so chicago will turn dry as we head into wednesday. back behind another storm system is moving into british columbia in the pacific northwest bringing coastal rain and heavy mountain snow and they will see an additional 20 centimeters of snowfall. to the south dry conditions and temperatures on the mild side, 24 degrees expected in los angeles, 23 in denver, and on the other hand very chilly, only 6 degrees in new york city, 7 in washington, d.c., and millions of households are without electricity so this is definitely critical situation. movi
fox at 3:00 in new york city, the second major storm in a week adding insult to injury in the northeast. new york and new jersey are back in the thick of it again. snow and wind snapped weakened trees and downed power lanes. tens of thousands of people lost power. many only just got it back after hurricane sandy. >> no fuel for the generator. i will try to warm up the has. >> my daughter is three. i bundled her up in blankets and put her between my husband and myself. >>shepard: in new jersey, more than 12" of snow. 5" itch -- 5" fell in central park, a record. breezy point is covered in snow this morning with more hardship in a place where so many lost so were. the nor'easter forced fema to shut down ten mobile disaster recovery centers around new york city and rick is on staten island some some of the snow is melting. >> what is incredible we are a full mile away from the ocean with 12' of water in the neighborhood and huge piles of debris with a lot of heavy sanitation trucks here scooping it up, the city collected 130,000 tons of debris. there is so much more left t
housing programs. >> reporter: nearly half of the reported debts in new york city took place here on staten island. now, forecasters say another storm is on the horizon and is expected to say east of new york in new jersey. david lee miller, fox news. >>> we continue our coverage now with fox 5s paul wagner. he joining us live from staten island. homeland security secretary janet napolitano on the ground there late today touring the devastation, we understand. >> reporter: she was, will. she held a news briefing here a while ago. after her remarks, they opened it up for questions, and i asked her immediately, madame secretary, of all the damage you have seen from hurricane sandy, what is the worse and where does staten island rank in she said staten island ranks among the worse at the. to let me show what you is going here and this is the relief center. they set up a relief center for within gone who needs to come and make anything to make their lives bet or staten island. there is bottled water, hot foods, drinks, dry goods, cereal. many things in your pantry, toilet paper, diape
, what you get, wow, look at this line. speeding it up now, northern new jersey outside of new york city. it just goes on and on and on. fortunately things should get better at some point. try telling that to somebody who runs out of gas while waiting in line to fill up. and here you have a picture of a guy in new jersey who had to siphon what little gas he had out of his car so he could fill his generator. keep in mind, sandy effects people across 17 states. along the coast, there is destruction on a scale that this region has never before witnessed. four and a half million homes are still without power as fox reports tonight. and now the latest estimate for the storm's economic damage? a staggering $50 billion. that would make sandy the second costliest storm trailing only virginia. the federal government is feeding hundreds of thousands of victims who in many cases no longer have homes. >> fema worked with our national guard. i'm going to join them now in bringing 1 million meals to new york. >> shepard: a warm meal in a region where it is now november and temperatures are dropping fa
new york city, 60s across new england as well incredibly warm even at this hour. as we head westbound look at the colder air moving into chicago. 26 right now, 19 minneapolis. 29 kansas city. cold air sinking as far south as texas where they are very chilly. 46 in san antonio. high temperatures not really warming a whole lot across portions of the great lakes. 36 in cleveland 40 minneapolis as we head westbound. in the 60s low 60s across texas and as we head into the afternoon hours new york city will be seeing temperatures in the 40s. that's why we will be seeing the cold temperatures over the next couple days. this is very widespread and lingering for days to come. here is the portions of up state new york, portions of iran. outside of the new york city area we have seen downturn on and off. you will continue to see that and possibly as well at the bay airport hubs in new york city, philadelphia even into boston as we head through lart on through the day. portions of the southeast not dealing with a whole lot of moisture. the frontal boundary relatively dry. behind it very dry. a lo
of luxury. they fly into disaster areas but they flee from snow. in parts of sandy ravaged new york city shut down because of the nor' easter. >> it is insult in injury. a hurricane now a blizzard. >> their full-time jobs this is what they are supposed to be here before. >> some of the services had to be secured or postponed during the storm. >> thaufrmnks patti ann. it is really hard for all of them out there. they have been recovering super storm sandy and now this. heavy snow falling on top of all of the destruction. stephanie is live. what's happening there? >>> oo good morning ainsley. it is just an inconvenience. side streets look lick this. we have two inches of snow. j just enough to cover the car. not the slick conditions on the snow but the fact that sandy blew down lots of trees lots of leaves. thouz leaves are laying under the snow. this car is totally covered in the front. nothing over dramatic. it's about an much inch or two. let me swing over here and show you the main roads are pretty clear. this is the yardly train station. pretty clear going into trenton and new york we
controversy. >>> gas rationing in new york city and long island nearly two weeks after superstorm sandy. after this week's nor'easter frustrations growing for thousands of sandy's victims. mark strassmann is in oceanport, new jersey. mark, good morning. >> good morning, charlie. behind me you see one of fema's two tent cities in new jersey. this one is the new home for 750 emergency workers and 60 storm victims. there are also hundreds of thousands of people waking up in their own cold homes this morning, 11 days after sandy hit this shore line. in wintry somerset county northern new jersey, utility crews are still days away from restoring everyone's power. wednesday's nor'easter with his a setback across the disaster zone. adela bolet just had gotten her electricity back on monday. >> such a relief like returning to civilization. >> reporter: that relief didn't last long. >> and then all of a sudden poof. and there we are, back in the middle ages. >> reporter: governor andrew cuoma blasted lipa utility company that services long island. >> part of it is just the
it the second most expensive storm in u.s. history, after hurricane katrina. >> nearly half of new york city's death from superstorm sandy happened on staten island. homeland secretary janet napolitano is going there today, where people say they're suffering and not getting enough help. anna werner, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. as you stand on this street in staten island you can clearly see the path of destruction wrought by hurricane sandy. cars picked up and tossed like toys. that continues throughout the neighborho neighborhood. many residents say they feel ignored. some residents of staten island have started calling it the forgotten burrough. across storm-ravaged staten island, frustrations are mounting. >> we're going to die! we're going to freeze! we've got 90-year-old people. >> reporter: residents are outraged, claiming their community has been ignored in the days following sandy while aid pours in to other parts of new york and new jersey. >> they don't talk about them that much. a lot of people here are hurting much it's upsetting. >> reporter: power is out. hundreds
. david lee. >> reporter: you know, megyn of all five boroughs that comprise new york city staten island arguably the hardest hit. earlier you said a picture is worth a thousand words. take a look at this. this must be worth a million words. this boat like so many others here carried by the force of the water more than one hundred yards. joining me right now is the owner of a restaurant, the marina cafe, he lives in the community. joey delessio. to what extent have you received help from authorities. >> i'd say to this point zero percent. >> what is the problem. >> first thing we need is the streets opened up so there is passageways for emergency vehicles, police vehicles, god forbid a fire, somebody gets sick, dies, whatever the case maybe. we need the access to get in and out of the streets. number two we need a police presence down here. restaurants, homes and boats are being looted left and right down here. and we need electricity. i understand there are more important neighborhoods where they are trying to save lives. i think that should be on a priority list also. people may eventu
. >>> plus, new york city's iconic empire state building shows off its new high tech lighting. you're watching "early today." >>> here's a look at some of the other stories making news early today in america. a tragedy in new york last night as a commuter bus plowed into a long island home and killed a 6-year-old little boy that was inside. police say the bus had just swerved to avoid a pedestrian and then just lost control. at least 11 bus passengers and the boy's 7-year-old brother were treated for minor injuries. just horrible. >>> the empire state building added flare to the new york city skyline. alicia keys flipped the switch on the inaugural light shows which were synchronized to her songs. the new lighting system displays over 16 million colors with various effects. >>> and, finally, one texas man is using his noggin for a novel idea. hey. the 27-year-old has hired a team of human billboards for baldlogo.com. for 327 bucks a day clients can temporarily tattoo their logo or brand name on employees' scalps. a portion of his profits will go toward helping kids with alopecia. t
at the weather in some cities around the country. in new york a mix of sun and clouds 58 degrees. mostly sunny in miami 76. windy in chicago 36 degrees. periods of sun in dallas 63 and sunny in l.a., 82 degrees. let's check your national forecast. winter weather alerts are in effect across the northern plains and upper great lakes. one to three inches of snow is expected and as many as eight in some areas. in the northeast expect lots of clouds as well as rain in western pennsylvania. much of the south will see scattered showers while the gulf coast states remain sunny. rain today in washington state. the rest of the west stays dry. in sports this morning an all day feast of thanksgiving football ends with a turkey courtesy of the new york jets. new england leading the jets 14-0 when mark sanchez gets rocked. loses the ball. gregory pounces on it. and then the ball is returned 33 yards for a touchdown on the ensuing kick-off. ball is popped out of his hands. goes to new england. julian walks it to the end zone. then it goes into the end zone. redskins quarterback robert griffith iii, fires a 6
was going to say, it's more interesting to see it go down 34th street in new york city as opposed to through a parking lot in east rutherford, new jersey. >> it's fun to see up close because they're so huge. you wonder how do they make their way down that -- >> a lot of people holding on for dear life. >> exactly. >> that's usually how. >> can you forecast it for us? >> that's a little too far out. >> come on. >> it's wind dependent. i'm not going to do a wind forecast 12 days in advance for new york city. we'll narrow it down closer until the day before, then we'll let you know with more certainty. around here we finally turn the corner on our cold stretch of weather. 12 days in a row colder than average until today when we broke the streak. 65 for your high temperature this afternoon. i think we might be able to do a little bit better on your sunday. another nice looking night outside tonight. skies have gone mostly clear. we had an extra batch of cloud cover during the afternoon today. those clouds are now gone, and we're going to be partly to mostly clear for the rest of the overnight ho
are not livable. and today new york city mayor michael bloomberg extended the odd/even license gas rationing through the thanksgiving holiday. new york city building flp fors have already examined 2,000 homes and 900 are tagged with that tag that says seemingly unsafe. >>> rescuers have found the body of a man floating in the water on friday. one of the four men who suffered burns in the fire is improving and is now in fair condition. another is in serious condition and two remain crital. >>> still ahead, as nbc "nightly news" continues, forget black friday, this year they want you to stop until you drop even before the turkey is digested. >>> and then later, a surprise visitor drops into the sights of hundreds of troops in afghanistan. year again. medicare open enrollment. time to compare plans and costs. you don't have to make changes. but it never hurts to see if you can find better coverage, save money, or both. and check out the preventive benefits you get after the health care law. ♪ open enrollment ends december 7th. so now's the time. visit medicare.gov or call 1-800-medicare. i ho
rationing started this morning in new york city and on long island nearly two weeks after superstorm sandy after this week's nor'easter frustrations growing for thousands of sandy's victims. mark strassman is in oceanport, new jersey. mark, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. behind me is one of fema's two tent cities in new jersey, 750 emergency workers and about 60 storm victims. but there are hundreds of thousands of people waking up in their own cold homes this morning 11 days after sandy hit this coastline. in wintry somerset county, northern new jersey, utility crews are days away from restoring everyone's power. wednesday's nor'easter was a setback across the disaster zone. adela bolet just got her electricity back on monday. >> it was a relief. >> reporter: but that relief didn't last long. >> all of a sudden poof. and there we are back in the middle ages. >> reporter: in new york andrew cuomo blasted the power company that serves long island complaining it mismanaged the crisis. >> part of it is just the management and the performance, which has been unacceptable and they fai
's largest city. this is the a train, crossing the water of jamaica bay. new york city is truly huge in terms of the number of people who live here and how much land the city covers. this section of the train goes from queens across jamaica bay. the trip over the water is long enough that, i kid you not, pigeons and learned to get on the train and ride it to the other side. the pigeons commute. and where they are going is the rockaways, an atlantic beach peninsula, which is still part of new york city, but it's more than an hour's ride from manhattan and it has sand and waves and lifeguards all at the southern edge of new york city. the rockaways are a funny place. it has a dozen distinct neighborhoods with a lot of housing for the elderly and a lot of housing projects when the city put thousands of families way out there, an hour's ride from the manhattan skyline that everybody e thinks of when they think of new york. half a century ago when the projects went up, the urban planners thought the elderly and poor people didn't need to be near town or near jobs, so they put them way out there in
the tirnlgs yes, that would make sense. you'd be the little brother. >> really? >>> wnbc 4 in new york city, a group of vets chose veterans day to help others rebounding from hurricane sandy. over 100 military vets spent their day handing out aid to hurricane sandy victims. the group belongs to a non-profit organization that's been on the ground in new york since the super storm has hit. doing good work there. >>> i'm lynn berry and this is "early today," just your first stop of the day today on your nbc station. >>> some rodents is israel are now considered valuable assets. a security company displayed new bomb detecting technology that relies on these little guys. the mice are placed in a scanner and react to different odors blown their way. company officials say the mice flee from potentially dangerous skrents and this technology -- >>> some of the titanic's most valuable treasurers are seeing the light of day. for the very first time most of the jewelry from the titanic will be on display with a three-city tour. the pieces include diamond, sapphire rings, broaches and a gold pocket watc
at your local mercedes-benz dealer. >> announcer: "nightline" continues from new york city with terry moran. >>> so we turn now to the strange tale of an american tech mogul at the center of an international murder mystery. a man whose name is synonymous with security, john mcafee, he built a fortune creating anti-virus software that protects come puputers around t world. now he is being chased by police across a tiny country in central america. and matt guttman reports from belize. >> reporter: john mcafee, a software savant, synonymous with security is synonymous with drugs, paranoia, and the murder of, mcafee's murder here in belize. tonight, 48 hours after his neighbor was shot point-blank in the back of the head, mcafee is on the run, telling wired magazine he drastically changed his appearance. police tell abc news the 67-year-old is a person of interest and is now being hunted by police even american officials still investigating the scene of the crime. >> when the police arrived at his property he saw them coming and he hid. he in fact says he dug himself into the sand and put
with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city. this is "nightline," november 13th, 2012. >>> good evening, i'm terry moran. well the twists just keep on coming in the scandal that led cia director david petraeus to step down. and today there was a stunning new turn that now the top general in afghanistan is feeling the unwelcome glare of the spotlight. at the center of it all, a tampa socialite named jill kelly. and abc's brian ross has set out to discover who this woman really its who has helped unravel the careers of one of the most powerful men in america. >> reporter: her destrakttracto harsh saying she is a social climbing bored socialite. in the course of only a few days two of the most powerful men in america have been surrounded by scandal because of action she's has taken. sending shock waves all the way to the white house. >> well i certainly, think, wouldn't call it welcome. >> reporter: first it was cia director david petraeus. and now it is general john allen, running the war in afghanistan. togeth together, a devastating blow to a country at war. >> anythin
to new york city, and long island. going on 11 days of a fuel shortage, drivers have a short fuse. >> impossible. there is no gas or you wait three hours. >> reporter: many running out before they reach the pump. last night a cop was there to keep peace, and helped a man push his car the final block. a new york man was charged with running down a police officer after he was told to move his car from a gas line because it was blocking traffic. more than 500,000 customers across the region are living without power. many also need gas to keep generators running in frigid temperatures. >> 90% is not a victory, the 10% who don't have power is a defeat, we will keep working and keep pushing the issue until that number is zero. 10 days after the killer storm, new york city mayor, michael bloomberg is taking action. instituting, odd, even gas rationing system. it will be available to drivers with license plate numbers ending in an odd number or a letter beginning today. drivers with plate numbers ending in even or zero can get gas starting saturday. we have to do something. it's practical
of new york city's deaths happened on staten island. secretary of state janet napolitano will be there today. anna werner is there. >> reporter: good morning. homes are destroyed. the storm threw cars like toys. that's what it looks like all down this street yet many residents say they believe they've been ignored. some residents of staten island have started calling it the forgotten borough. across storm-ravaged staten island, frustrations are mounting. >> we could have died! we couldn't breathe! we've got 90-year-old people. >> reporter: residents are outraged, claiming their community has been ignored in the days following sandy while aid pours into other parts of new york and new jersey. >> a lot of people are here. a lot of people are hurting. so, it's upsetting. >> reporter: power is out. hundreds of homes have been destroyed and dozens of streets are impassable. still, the city is planning to go ahead with its annual marathon, which kicks off on staten island's verrazano bridge sunday. >> we're far from fine. the fact the mayor wants to have a marathon this weekend
. president obama was in new york city serving damage from hurricane sandy alongside new york governor andrew cuomo and new york city mayor michael bloomberg. in the immediate aftermath of the storm the president spent time in new jersey alongside governor chris christie. mayor bloomberg specifically asked the president to please not come to new york city at that time, so the logistics and security arrangements around his visit wouldn't get in the way of the immediate recovery effort. but now with two weeks or so gone by, the president today announced that he is putting a cabinet official, housing secretary, in charge of the federal level of the rebuilding efforts after the storm. and he made that announcement from hard-hit staten island. >> during difficult times like this, we're reminded that we're bound together. and we have to look out for each other. and a lot of the things that seem important, the petty differences melt away and we focus on what binds us together and that we as americans are going to stand with each other in their hour of need. we're going to have to put some of the tur
the triumph of new york city. >> 47,000 runners this marathon attracts. on that, thanks for being with me. i'm brooke baldwin. now to wolf blitzer. wolf. >>> brooke, thanks very much. happening now, in the wake of hurricane sandy, shock is turning to fury and anger. searchers on new york city's staten island are still finding bodies. desperate survivors say help isn't getting through. things are getting more dire apparently by the hour. three days after the storm hit, millions of new yorkers still have no power, no food. and they face huge lines trying to get anywhere. and with just five days until the presidential election, we're releasing a new poll from colorado. a must-win state for both candidates. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> while much of the country, even the presidential race is returning to normal today, we're hearing and seeing misery and growing desperation for millions of people in the northeastern united states. here is the big picture as it stands right now. hurricane sandy's blame for at least 88 deaths in the united states and two in canada raising t
closed. new york city is still rationing gas. four new york city hospitals are still closed or only offering limited services and one o the main train services between new jersey and new york city is still operating with limited service. this video shows the new jersey path station flooding the night of the storm. these stations sustained significant damage. the dow was up nearly 208 points. nasdaq up by more than 2%. the s&p higher, too. the reason, traders are more optimistic the fiscal cliff will be avoided. they think leaders in washington will reach some sort of compromise. we shall see if that optimism is merited. >>> well, twinkies live for another day. the hostess brand agreed to mediation. when hostess said it was closing last week, twitter and the world freaked out and blamed the union, which had been on strike since november 9th. today, a bankruptcy judge said he wanted to company and union to e meet one more time. that meeting is going to take place tomorrow. >>> it's been 473 days since the u.s. lost its top credit rating. moody's downgraded the country of france. today
choice. my meineke. >>> all right, this is just in to cnn. new york city marathon set to go ahead this weekend. it is going to go. but anger is mounting with fears it is going to take away precious resources from sandy's recovery. but new york city mayor michael bloomberg is -- he's defending his decision this afternoon, saying fire and police resources won't be diverted. >> the police department right now has to be at all of the intersections where there is no lights. lights are going to be back on tonight. mass transit solves a lot of other problems. we have a police provide those. traffic control resources. it does use some resources, but it doesn't use resources that can really make a difference in recovery and that sort of thing it is a different group of people. it is a relatively small amount of sanitation departments, resources. and we have to have a city going forward. >> so he's pretty confident about that, but not everyone is. state senator liz kruger will join us next hour, not happy about that decision. not happy about the decision to have the new york city marathon t
and are likely to remain ine dark for days. new york city is slowly rebounding....but mass trant problems and power loss is l hampering the recovery. as you can imagine.. traffis terrible.. many subways are still underwater.. leaving residents forced to drive or cram onto a limited supply f buses. a quarter of a millin people are still without por in the city.. and tonight's knicks..nets nba opener hsan postponed.. but this weeke's new york marathon is still . the storm has campaign organizers on the east racio get polling places ready bee tuesday.. meanwhile.. the candidates are back on the campaign trail in full forc. just five days before the bg election.. the president is still dealg with sandy.. but he and mitt romney are putting their fos back on key battleground sts they hope to carry on tuesd. in virginia, polls show romy has cut the president's lean that state to just two poin. romney will spend his entiry paul is showing romney has cut the lead in that state to two points. romney will spend his entire day in the state of virginia and the president will hit wisconsin, colorado an
. this is "studio b." first from fox at 3:00 in new york city, you will be glad to know your congress is back from break and so begins another round of negotiations aimed at keeping the country from going off the so-called fiscal cliff. president obama expressing optimism they can come up with a deal to prevent automatic spending cuts and expiring tax breaks just into fox, the white house spokesman, jake carney, reports president obama spoke with the house speaker boehner and the senate majority leader harry reid over the weekend. still, concerns of the crisis and the european debt crisis sent stocks down but not precipitously but down. we are seeing signs of progress in washington, dc, with rare bipartisan consensus on raising taxes on the wealthy but they remain at odds over the specifics. in other words, exactly highway do you do it. and mike emanuel is live on capitol hill. the white house is expressing putting pressure on congress. >>reporter: a report on the impact if the bush tax cuts are not extended. the study says the typical middle class family will see taxes go up by $2,200 next year a
on his head. >> gretchen: 5:00 p.m. east coast time the mayor of new york city says by the way, let's not have that new york city marathon and have all these runners run around people who don't have power,s who houses are in smither reasons, whose case in some cases with missing or killed. let's not have race anymore. such outrage when the mayor said we are going to go ahead wanted ahead with this. they had two humongous generators power the tents at central park for the people to come and party for the marathon and yet, hundreds and -- thousands of people don't have power here in new york city. >> brian: how about people in hotels living there don't have anywhere else to live being kicked out somebody wants to run 2.6 miles from bolivia. >> steve: from bolivia to owe oblivious to it all. the mayor said said it's on. rude ran the race after september 11th. of course that was a month and a half later. this is the same week that the biggest storm that has ever hit new york city hit new york city. here are people reacting to the mayor caving on the marathon. >> people need water. and i
around the new york city metro area. where they plan to distribute 12 million gallons of gasoline to run generators. meanwhile, the death toll sales at 113. >>> it's been nearly a week since sandi hit. how are things coming along? >> let's go live to staten island this morning. good morning. electricity continues to be a big problem. how many people in new york are still without power? >> reporter: good morning to you. throughout new york city about 800,000 people still without power. that means no key. obviously, they are only adding to the frustrations here. this is a sample of what people and construction crews -- public works crews, rather, are trying to deal with. debris all throughout the streets here. it is not just clothes and photos and memories, but in some cases its entire structures of houses that have been sort of washed away and line the roads. as you might imagine, this actually is an improvement, but there is still so much more that has to be done. >> here on the west coast we see a lot of pictures of storm damage, roads being blocked with water, the subways being flooded
for the largest veterans day parade in the nation. ♪ first we're going to take you to new york city. veterans were praised for their work in helping recovery efforts after superstorm sandy. now to washington, president obama laid a wreath at the tomb of the unknowns at arlington cemetery. >> this is the first veterans day in a decade in which there are no american troops fighting and dying in iraq. [ applause ] 33,000 of our troops have now returned from afghanistan, and the transition there is under way. after a decade of war, our heroes are coming home. >> president obama says returning veterans deserve quality care to deal with physical and psychological war wounds. >>> more than 60 years ago a world war ii soldier composed a symphony detailing the story of the war and the peace that followed. but for years the music sat on a shelf collecting dust. now that 93-year-old veteran is getting to hear the first live performance of the work he created decades ago. >> my name is harold van buglun and my age is 93, and i am a veteran of world war ii. in 1945 i was stationed in new orleans, louisiana, at
this morning, but that is still in place in new york city and long island and thousands in the region remain homeless. a huge cross-section of the lgbt community in new york city after one of the biggest shelters was wiped out by the storm. here with me in the studio to talk about the rebuilding effort is ally sheedy. >> thank you. >> you have a big place in your heart for the ali fornay center, those that don't know about it, a shelter for homeless lgbt. >> it's a center that provides services for kids living on the street and don't have anywhere to go. those kids are waiting for shelter beds anyway before the storm. they didn't have anywhere to live. this is a place they could get services an it's gone. >> we're showing pictures right now because they're positioning of where their center is in new york was flooded out. >> right. >> and completely destroyed. they're not allowed to be back in there. what has this done to their work and the efforts because it didn't stop lgbt kids from coming to new york city during this time. >> no. >> homeless kids have still been showing up in the city. >>
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